This subject guide also covers biochemistry.
Key article databases for chemistry and physics:
Note: SciFinder-N requires mandatory registration before first login (your Massey email address is required). Includes Chemical Abstracts and Medline. Comprehensive coverage of chemical literature from the CAS (Chemical Abstracts Society) databases. Primary database for all areas of pure and applied chemistry, biochemistry and related sciences. Allows chemical structure searching and citation linking.
Extensive multidisciplinary database with a strong science and technology component. Includes citation linking and analysis, Medline and global patents coverage, and high-quality web resources.
Web of Science
Excellent research tool - its citation and related records linking is particularly powerful. Includes:
- Web of Science Core Collection (multidisciplinary, citation database)
- Biological Abstracts (entire field of life sciences)
- CAB Abstracts (includes agriculture, horticulture, animal /veterinary science)
- MedLine (U.S. National Library of Medicine®) - Note: accessing PubMed directly provides faster coverage and good linking to fulltext content.
Multidisciplinary Google search engine for scholarly articles and books. Includes citation linking, and full-text searching of many publications.
New techniques and applications in analytical chemistry, with full analytical method details.
New Zealand Science
A comprehensive index of New Zealand science, provided by the Crown Research Institutes, Conservation Department and the Royal Society of New Zealand.
Database Licence Information
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Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
The premier encyclopaedia for chemistry and all its related applications, offering comprehensive articles with extensive referencing for further research.
Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry
Covers all aspects of industrial chemistry and related areas.
Encyclopedia of Applied Physics
A major 20-volume work.
Encyclopedia of Food Chemistry (3rd ed) 2019
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